UK premieres in Birmingham

Tuesday 4 September 2018, 7.30pm
CBSO Centre, Birmingham

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After a weekend performing new music responding to Marx's life and work in the town where Marx was born 200 years ago, BCMG brings its specially-commissioned works for duo and ensemble, and the winning pieces of an international call for scores, home to Birmingham.

6.30pm Pre-concert performance

Elizabeth Atherton Soprano

To be introduced by Stephan Meier, and including discussion with composers involved in the Marx project

Geoffrey Gordon (b.1968) HarmonieWLMM (2018), 7′


Marcus Farnsworth Baritone
Michael Wendeberg Conductor

Cecilia Arditto (b.1966) The Dearest DreamWLMM (2018), 10′
Alistair Zaldua (b.1970) manifestoWLMM (2018), 11′
Andrea Portera (b.1973) Wild RitualsWLMM (2018), 12′
Frédéric Pattar
(b.1969) Deflation – Eine Kleine MarxmusikBCMG  (2018), 11′
Sergej Newski
(b.1972) Letter to H. MarxBCMG (2018), 12′

BCMG BCMG Commission SISound Investment Commission WLMMWilde Lieder Marx.Music competition prizewinner

Thank you to our partners, supporters and funders. Wilde Lieder Marx.Music is funded by the German Federal Cultural Foundation. UK performances are supported by Diaphonique.

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